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Lowrance ActiveTarget 2: Walk Through, Pro Tips and Running Multiple Live Sonars at the Same Time

Introducing the new ActiveTarget 2 live sonar from Lowrance. Following up on the popularity of ActiveTarget 1, this marine electronics system offers a number of advantages and improvements:

Fish Finder / Sonar Buyer's Guide

Gone are the days of positioning your boat solely relying on shoreline structures for reference. Modern sonar and GPS combos can turn an aquatic abyss into a visible underwater metropolis revealing a fish’s travel routs, feeding area and home. The level of features you may need or want largely depend on your style of fishing.


These 4 Fishing Reel Types Are Rated Best at a Range of Uses (infographic)

What You Need to Know About These 4 Types of Fishing Reels

Comparing spinning reels to spincasting reels to baitcasting reels to fly fishing reels is like comparing apples, oranges, mangoes, and bananas. They are all fruits. Each is delicious.

23 Gift Ideas and Buying Guide for the First-time Fishing Family

Are there people – perhaps a whole family – on your gift buying list who have shown an interest in fishing, but haven’t jumped on board yet? Or maybe there’s someone who you’d like to get into fishing, but he or she needs a little push. Whether it’s for a birthday or holiday, giving them the gear they need to get started is a great way to take the next step.

When your selecting gifts for these folks – keep two things in mind.